After travelling by train from London Waterloo, the Queen used a specially installed lift to take her up to the ship's hangar deck
, where she addressed 3,700 guests, who included the crews' families.
The design of the future Tripoli will feature an enlarged hangar deck
, realignment and expansion of the aviation maintenance facilities, a significant increase in available stowage for parts and support equipment, and increased aviation fuel capacity.
At first I worried things might get a little crowded, but as I entered the hangar deck
, I realized a terrible truth--the arrival of Yorktown's fliers filled out our own losses.
INS Viraat/HMS Hermes, in port in India; and, right, Marines assemble on the hangar deck
of HMS Hermes during the Falklands conflict
The flight deck, hangar deck
and second deck are open for tours on your own.
Key differences between the new LHA(R) Flight 0 and the LHD class ships include the deletion of the well deck, an enlarged hangar deck
with enhanced aviation maintenance facilities for Bell/Boeing MV-22 Ospreys and Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs, increased cargo stowage and aviation fuel, in addition to an electronically configurable C4ISR (Command, Control, Communication, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) suite.
The premiere was on the flight deck and the party was on the hangar deck
Caption: Ordnancetnen arm planes on the hangar deck
of the USS Yorktown (CV 10), while in the background off duty Sailors watch a movie.
The use cases include business support systems, medical use, flight line, hangar deck
and other afloat, airborne and ground tactical arenas.
During the Annual UL Event you'll enjoy a tour of the historic aircraft carrier, a delicious catered dinner on the hangar deck
, and other entertaining features such as private access to the flight deck to tour at your leisure.
With several compartments completely wrecked and four of his five comrades killed, he, regaining consciousness, groped his way through the burning and tangled wreckage to a point under an open hangar deck
If it rains, an alternate playing area has been constructed on the hangar deck
, the Daily Mail reports.